Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

About the book

My brother, Shiva, and I came into the world in the late afternoon of the twentieth of September in the year of grace 1954. We took our first breaths in the thick air of Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.  Bound by birth, we were driven apart by bitter betrayal. No surgeon can heal the would that divides two brothers. Where silk and steel fail, story must succeed.  To begin at the beginning…

Reviewed by Parish Pump

Everyone in the group absolutely loved this book. It was a real adventure, very intelligently written and well researched. Although a long book, it was well worth the read and no-one wanted to miss any part of it.”

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